Michelle Dunn Column to Appear in Collector Mentor

The addition of “Getting Paid” represents commitment to reader satisfaction.

Adel, IA, January 23, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Skills World announced today that credit and collections industry expert Michelle Dunn’s “Getting Paid” column will appear regularly in collector mentor starting in March.

Dunn, who is the president of Michelle Dunn’s Credit and Collections Association, and author of the popular “Collecting Money Series,” offers a unique perspective on the credit and collections industry. Her past experience as a collection agency owner, coupled with an extensive knowledge of the credit granting process, makes her column on answering challenging credit and collections questions an ideal fit.

“Michelle has an extraordinary history of achieving success and promoting education in the credit and collections industry,” said Gary Jensen, founder and Chief Learning Officer at Skills World, “Her experience and insight will be a tremendous benefit to our subscribers.”

As the premier skill-development publication for credit and collections professionals, collector mentor delivers insightful and powerful articles in the areas of collections, credit, skiptracing, industry regulations, and soft business.

For more information about collector mentor, or to download a sample electronic copy, please visit www.collectormentor.com.


Notes for Editors

About collector mentor™
collector mentor is a bimonthly publication designed to meet the very specific needs of credit and collection professionals. Each issue provides subscribers with information on a variety of topics including industry laws, collection techniques, soft-business skills, and more. Electronic subscriptions are available for $99 per year. Hard copy subscriptions, which include an electronic copy, are available for $159 per year.

About Michelle Dunn
Michelle Dunn, author of an award winning book has spent the last 21 years stepping into dangerous debt collection potholes. She shares her hard-won expertise on debt collection with the titles in her “Collecting Money Series.” Michelle was named one of the Top 5 Women in Collections in 2007 and 2008 as well as one of Collection Advisor’s Top 50 Collection Professionals for 2007. Dunn is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and has been featured worldwide in publications such as Forbes, Smart Money Magazine, and MSNBC as well as many radio programs including (NPR) National Public Radio. For more information visit www.michelledunn.com.

About Gary Jensen
Gary Jensen has more than a decade of experience in the credit and collection industry in both first- and third-party collection environments. He has worked in management and “in the trenches” in both the profit and nonprofit sectors. He is a former Certified Instructor for ACA International, The Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, and holds a Professional Collection Specialist and Healthcare Collection Specialist designation. He has appeared as a guest speaker at many industry events including ACA’s Annual Convention, ACA’s Fall Forum, Credit and Collection Business Academy, and NCHELP’s Debt Management Conference. His articles have appeared in several industry publications including Collector magazine, Consumer Trends, and Management Trends. He can be found blogging at www.thepicklefork.com.

About Skills World
Skills World is a professional training and business services company located in Adel, Iowa. Founded in 2007 by Gary Jensen, Skills World exists to help individuals and companies realize greater levels of success, enjoyment, and satisfaction in what they do by closing the gap between where they are and where they want to be. A commitment to clients’ goals and needs allows Skills World to offer long-lasting partnerships based on trust, effectiveness, and affordability.

For more information please visit www.skillsworld.org or call (515) 339-5899. Skills World, its logo, and collector mentor are trademarks of Skills World.
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